Coping measures for “measurement” in the time of COVID-19
COVID-19 has seen governments across the globe walk a tightrope as they scramble to contain the spread of the disease while keeping the economy stable. In this unprecedented situation, ground-level data for evidence-based decision-making assumes critical significance. This blog looks at five key lessons from MSC’s research on COVID-19.
Trending! MSC and NITI Aayog’s webinar on “cash support to the most vulnerable during COVID-19” gets extensive media coverage
MSC (MicroSave Consulting), in collaboration with the NITI Aayog, organized an international webinar on 5th June, 2020 to discuss and share lessons from India’s successful cash support payments to the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are looking up to business correspondents in the pandemic; but what are they looking at?
The business correspondent (BC) network in India has become indispensable for last-mile financial service delivery across urban and rural centers. In light of the current pandemic, our note highlights the challenges BC agents face while providing services in far-flung unbanked areas.
MSC’s comic booklets on COVID-19 are illustrated narratives that build awareness among CICO agents and their customers during the pandemic. These comics feature rich visual stories to generate awareness, influence precautionary behavior, and drive the safety of agents.
Covered! How informal youth workers in the gig economy can be insured
In this blog, we highlight how MSC uses its behavioral and human-centered research to understand the dynamic nature of work for the youth, especially those in the informal sector, risks that affect them, and their everyday use-cases to design effective microinsurance product concepts for gig platforms and workers.
Development of insurance and microinsurance product concepts for Lynk
This video highlights the journey of how MSC and Britam collaborated to design a pay-as-you-go personal accident cover. This collaboration resulted in Lynk and Britam signing up a group personal accident cover for the 400 freelance workers on the Lynk platform to protect them in the event of an accident, temporary or permanent disability, and death.